Here in the UK, reports have brought to light that medical scrubs are in short supply; this is where anyone with a sewing machine and basic sewing machines can do their bit! Doctors, nurses and other hospital staff wear scrubs under their personal protective equipment (PPE), but the garments have been difficult to buy lately. […]

The joy of the mini project

In the last two weeks, I have made 5 items of clothing; a Deer and Doe Lupin jacket and Reglisse dress, a Threadcount Patterns jersey skater skirt, and a couple of self drafted, everyday dresses – one was made literally for the sole purpose of accessorising a gorgeous recent buy (a sewing themed necklace from […]

Deer and Doe Réglisse Dress

Sewisolation Project #2 The next project on my sewisolation list was Deer and Doe’s Réglisse Dress. This is the loveliest of summer dresses, featuring either an elasticated or shirred waistband, bias cut bodice, cap sleeves, shoulder yokes, a pussy bow neck tie or button front and a beautifully full-flared skirt. The pattern envelope contains a […]

New Look 6301

If you caught my review of Tilly and the Buttons’ Love At First Stitch – a book that took me from beginner status to confident beginner stage in a matter of weeks – you won’t be surprised that my next move was to order Tilly’s second book, Stretch. I read it – like Love At […]